White Teeth

Zadie Smith

Reading level

Subjects

  • Fiction

Average rating

4 out 5

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ISBN

9780141886251

Reviews

funny & original , great characters. Charts the progress of 2 ethnically diverse families in London during the 70's, 80's ,90's. f

Anonymous 18.03.2016

I actually found this book a little difficult to get into at first, but I'm so glad I persevered. It has turned into one of the best books I have ever read. It highlights the struggles face by first and second generation immigrants so artfully. The characters are so vivid; they are all flawed and 'real', yet you find yourself empathising with each one, even though sometimes the characters are not particularly pleasant. The story is told with such dry humour, and hilarious interjections are scattered throughout the book whereby you can get a clear sense of the authors perspective. It's an incredibly cleverly written book. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend it.

Anonymous 03.05.2017